Press Release August 2001: Meeting of Federal Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Fitness and Recreation

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Federal and Provincial/Territorial Ministers Responsible for Sport, Recreation and Fitness

Ministers discussed the elements in a proposed Canadian Sport Policy, the future of the Canada Games, ethics in sport, the progress made towards the five-year target to reduce high levels of physical inactivity in Canada by 10% between 1998 and 2003, and the status of Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit and Metis) sport and recreation initiatives. Ministers also adopted the precedent setting London Declaration, entitled Expectations For Fairness in Sport, and directed their officials to begin developing a comprehensive Canadian Strategy on Ethical Conduct in Sport..

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